A very rare Dutch selection from Edison Blue Amberol cylinder #9662, performed by Napoleon Christiaan (Nap) de la Mar (1878-1930), a Dutch actor and director. To have recorded something like this in this within the USA at the time of around 1912 would have caused nothing short of a scandal. Isadora Duncan was an American dancer who scandalized America with her modern dance interpretations, dancing her "Dance of the Seven Veils" in a flesh colored bodysuit, which gave the audience the... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: cylinder record, dutch, nederlands, cabaret
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for October 2011: A raggy band medley, played by the National Promenade Band, record in 1912 and released on Edison Blue Amberol #1522. Topic: cylinder record, ragtime, band, instrumental, edison, blue amberol, phonograph Source: The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de]
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for December 2010: O, Tannebaum (O, Christmas Tree): One of the top three Christmas songs known in Germany. This cylinder was recorded in August 1905 in Berlin, Germany and is announced by Carl Nebe with his very distinctive wrong pronunciation of Edison's name. From the collection of the German Museum of Technology, Berlin. Excerpt from Wikipedia: "O Tannenbaum", or, in its English version, "O Christmas Tree", is a Christmas... Topics: cylinder record, christmas, xmas, quartet, nebe, berli, germany Source: From the Collection of the German Museum of Technology, Berlin
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for December 2014:Stille Nacht (Silent Night) has been certainly the no. 1 Christmas carol for more than a century. The Edison Company did record a great variety of different takes and arrangements. This version was done in 1906/07 and appeared in the 1907 Edison catalog, performed by the Nebe-Quartett, named after its leader Carl Nebe, who also does the announcement on this cylinder. His distinctively wrong pronunciation of the name Edison is... Topics: cylinder record, christmas, xmas, weihnachten, german, edison, goldguss, nebe, quartet, quartette,...
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for December 2009: This Christmas carol was recorded in the Berlin Edison Studios in 1906, performed by the Nebe-Quartett. It was lead by Carl Nebe who died soon after in 1908. He made the vast majority of the German announcements on Edison with his very distinctive wrong pronunciation of Edison's name. In Germany this carol is within the top 5 along with Silent Night (Stille Nacht) today. This cylinder contains the first two verses of the lyrics:... Topics: cylinder record, christmas, xmas, carol, quartet, carl nebe
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for December 2012: Carl Nebe with his Nebe-Quartett recorded a great variety of Christmas selections on cylinder record. Two of the songs feature a rare recording of a children's choir. The recently instroduced 4-minute cylinders now easily allowed a medley that would include much more than just two songs. These songs are included in this medley: Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (English translation 'Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming') Stille Nacht (English... Topics: cylinder record, amberol, christmas, german, noel, xmas, carol, quartet, choir, children Source: The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de]